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The nationality of Knott is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Knott may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Knott Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Knott come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Knott come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Knott last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Knott change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Knott were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Knott.

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